Category Archives: Commentary

More Car, Less Dealership: Hyundai’s New Retail Program Shoots for Smoother Transactions

Hyundai is one of the leaders in the automotive industry and in order to weed out pitiful competition it has come with with something called Shoppers Assurance. Alas, this was not what most people where expecting because they thought that Hyundai would come out with something mind boggling or something so out of this world … Read More

Waiting for a Turbo Jeep Wrangler With Insane Horsepower? No so Fast…

368 horsepower. Even from a unit expected to arrive with power in the neighborhood of 300 hp, this figure came as a shock. 368 hp isn’t “in the neighborhood” — it’s eight blocks over, past the train tracks, and in a better part of town. Well, to all of you anticipating a real screamer of … Read More

Two BMW i8s that shine in different ways

If BMW vehicles were not enough to turn your head before then these two vehicles will definitely leave catch your eye. One of which is a Prestige BMW i8, parked in Jersey, with a vinyl wrap that could make you think that you had gone back to the 70s. The second being a cool BMW … Read More

Rare Rides: A 1970 Subaru 360, America’s First Subaru Experience

Subaru has truly become a giant in the automobile industry with a simple yet secure business mobile. Few know of the giant’s humble beginnings. That is few know of the 1970’s Subaru Kei. A product of a genius entrepreneur by the name of Malcolm Bricklin that helped to pave the way for Subaru’s future success. … Read More

QOTD: Whose Lunch Will the Jeep Wrangler Pickup Be Eating?

Jeep is going to be making a Jeep Wrangler pickup truck. The JL Wrangler will feature a 6.5 foot bed. The question is, who are they marketing the pickup truck to? Twenty five percent of baby boomers are switching from their gas hogs to a more fuel efficient truck. There is a market for millennials. … Read More

Supplier Continental sees potential in robo-taxis

Robo taxis could have potential. They could help people get around. It might be cheaper if you don’t have to pay a person to drive. Others worry about robo cars, though, for safety reasons. They feel these cars could get into more accidents. There needs to be more research on this before we can know … Read More

2019 Audi A8 L First Drive: Tomorrowland

The 2018 Audi A8 will possess SAE level 3 self driving capabilities. This will let the car drive itself as long as conditions permits for it. The car will be introduced into only a select countries, like Germany. The Traffic Jam Pilot self operating system will also be able to act as a personal valet. … Read More

Carless in Seattle: Peugeot and Citroen Are Back in America, But Only with a Mobility App (So Far)

France’s PSA group is making a major return to the USA. The company has not done business in the USA since the 1970s. PSA plans to target transportation consumers. PSA is the second largest carmaker in Europe. They want to become a global juggernaut in the carmaker world. The company’s goal is to become the … Read More

Ghosn protege faces first crisis with Japan recall

Turning around a car company is no simple task. Consumers flip trends in months, the cost of fuel changes by the minute and labor is never easy to negotiate. Have you ever heard of Carlos Ghosn? He is the hero that turned around Nissan. He is now trying to help with Toyota. This article will … Read More

No Man’s Land: Jeep Compass vs. Subaru Crosstrek vs. Nissan Rogue Sport

The intense competition in the car market slows for no one. Automakers have some of the most difficult tasks… changes in fuel prices, consumer preferences and material and labor costs are not easy to juggle. Yet alone competition from other automakers. This article takes a look at the ultra-competitive crossover space. A space that is … Read More

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